You may find some of these links useful for further research.

All About Hubs – an extensive tour de force on this website all about hub gears.

Anfield Bicycle Club – where an extensive archive of documents, photographs, and ephemera, spanning the history of cycling, has been digitised.

Bibliotheque Gallica – this French website is a fantastic resource.

Bidlake Memorial Trust – a lasting memorial garden to F. T. Bidlake and memorial prize.

Bike Cult Tracks and Velodromes – list of bicycle tracks and velodromes from past to present.

British Newspaper Archive – search hundreds of historic newspapers.

Brooks saddles – the official website.

Carpenter – a virtual museum dedicated to 50 years of specialist bike building by Henry and Frank Carpenter.

Chainwheel tattoo project – an interesting site for silhouettes of vintage chainwheels.

Chateau de Bosc – veteran cycle museum with very early and unusual examples.

Classic Lightweights – a comprehensive site on the history of British bespoke bicycle and component manufacture.

Classic Rendezvous – dedicated to Lightweight Vintage Bicycles c.1900~1983.

Cross frames – an interesting Dutch site on the history and variety of cross frames.

Cycle Speedway History – an interesting website.

Cyclo – video on removing and rebuilding a 1930s Cyclo 3-speed freewheel.

Der Knochenschüttler – the German magazine (The Boneshaker) for lovers of historical bicycles and member journal of the “Historische Fahrräder eV”. Includes German scanned catalogues, etc. in Velopedia.

Disraeli Gears – a derailleur collection starting before 1900.

Dursley Pedersen cycles – a delightful site well worth visiting.

Espacenet – patent search from c.1890.

Fahrradsammler – mainly German veteran cycles including brands and a guide to the dating of machines.

Flying Gate – originally built by the Baines brothers and now by TJ Cycles, includes a short video.

Flying Wheel – a classic bike blog website from New Zealand.

Frank Patterson – one of Britain’s most accomplished and prolific illustrators of cycling scenes.

French cycles and cycling – a variety mainly 1940s – 1960s.

Grace’s Guide – a substantial archive of British industrial history.

Hetchins – an enormous amount of material here.

Historical Directories – over 600 searchable directories made available by the University of Leicester.

Iceni CAM – an online library for cycles, cyclemotors, etc.

International Veteran Cycle Association – dedicated to the preservation of the history of the bicycle, bicycling and the enjoyment of the bicycle as a machine.

Internet Archive – a substantial digital repository of documents, the link takes you to velocipedes.

Last Clarion House – a documentary about the Last Clarion House, Pendle, Lancashire. A fine cause.

National Archives – our documentary heritage.

National Bicycle History Archive of America – mainly for classic American cycles 1920-65.

National Cycle Archive – cycling history sources. See also Warwick Digital Collections, below.

National Cycle Museum – home to over 260 cycles.

Papers Past – the National Library of New Zealand digitised newspapers, magazines, and books, including many English newspapers.

Registered Designs – helpful in dating registered design numbers.

Rough Stuff Fellowship – the oldest off-road cycle club.

Sheldon Brown – extensive resource on all sorts of cycling information.

Shuttleworth Collection – the cycle collection includes a rare lever-drive boneshaker, Starley quadricycle and Ivel Cycle Works display.

Star Cycle Company – a useful website for cycles made by Edward Lisle.

Stenton Glider – interesting 1920s lightweights.

Sterba Bicycle Museum – stunning veteran cycle website.

Sturmey-Archer – the official website.

Sturmey-Archer – Tony Hadland’s blog including ‘How to repair old Sturmey-Archer hubs’.

Terrot Club de France – everything Terrot including catalogues.

Tonton Velo (Uncle Bike Forum) – French website for all things old bicycle.

Tri-Velox – three-speed gear.

Velobase – vintage cycling database.

Velobiciantiche – our Italian cycle museum.

Velorama – the Dutch national cycle museum.

Velocipede Gallery – US website with images, historic information, etc., with focus on 1865-1905.

Warwick Digital Collections – a small but growing library of items from the National Cycle Archive.

Winged Wheels – about the Cyclists’ Touring Club winged wheels.

Worshipful Company of Wheelrights – find members and get that boneshaker wheel built.